Our Blog – Grace Notes

  • Listen Actively

          Our schoolwide focus in April was LISTEN ACTIVELY. Below are excerpts from students’ writing: I listen actively when my dad is talking.  For example, I am not […]

  • Marvelous Mothers

      This weekend we celebrate our marvelous mothers.  We are blessed beyond measure at Saint Cecilia to have such loving mothers and grandmothers supporting us every step of the way. […]

  • Joy In Service

      Our 3rd grade students engaged in a month-long service project that integrated math, writing, art, religion and a whole lot of collaboration. To begin, Mrs. Bayley shared the plan […]

  • Thank you!

      Each year we receive an Endowment distribution that is an integral part of our school budget.  The health and vibrancy of our budget directly impacts our capacity to provide […]

  • Change for Ukraine

      Teacher Sarah Taylor developed a Change for Ukraine campaign which engaged the hearts and minds of her 5th/6th graders; their energy and enthusiasm motivated teacher Amy Lee-Despard and her […]

  • Lenten Promise

      On Ash Wednesday our 5th-8th graders wrote their Lenten promise describing two distinct actions. One is an act that they will do, such as playing with a younger sibling […]

  • Salish Sea Science

      On a gorgeous sunny day in early March, our 4th graders along with classroom teacher Ms. Kirstin and science teacher Mrs. Van Eaton boarded our yellow school bus, driven […]

  • Be Courageous

            Excerpts – 3rd grade writing   A person can be courageous by trying something new.                               -Max   Just asking for help takes courage.  Here is an […]

  • Heartbreaking and Uplifting

      Our School Commission Chair Jake Gillanders is presently in Poland with Empact Northwest, an emergency relief organization he started in 2010 with a group of fellow firefighters to help […]

  • School Mass

    Every Friday morning, we gather as an entire school community to celebrate mass.  We appreciate the rituals, the singing, the prayers and Father Mark’s homily which always bring the Gospel […]